5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Senate Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planning site .

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Chicago to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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